Tuesday, November 29, 2011

White Beans Soup

A traditional Greek dish (Fasolada, Φασολάδα) made of white beans and vegetables. The main ingredient, extra virgin Greek olive oil, adds to the superior taste. 

Friday, November 25, 2011

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Home-made Bread

Making bread may seem to be a difficult task even for an experienced cook.
Having your kitchen filled with the heady aroma of fresh bread in the oven is worth the try. Cut the first slice and take a bite from your own bread is rewarding and what is all about!

Friday, November 18, 2011

Maroccan Carrot Salad

Sliced boiled Carrots flavored with spices, herbs, lemon juice, garlic and olive oil is a popular side dish salad in Marocco.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Dinning Out to Moroccan Restaurant

The Moroccan cuisine is among the best in the Arab World.
They use no chili peppers but saffron and other herbs to spice up their dishes. Some of their dishes are influenced by the Spanish and Italian cuisine. Among the most famous and popular Moroccan dishes are cous- cous, the pastilla, a pigeon meat pie and, of course, the traditional tagine or tajin.

Monday, November 7, 2011

Black-Eyed Beans Greek Salad

Black-eyed beans make a popular, great, light, tasty and nutritious salad, served as side dish. It may also serve as a light vegetarian supper.

Greek Marmalade Tart – Pasta Flora

Pasta Flora is a marmalade tart, very easy to make.
It can be made in all sizes, from small individual to large tarts, always decorated with a latticework made from the dough.
You can use butter, margarine, or corn oil for making the tart crust, adding orange or lemon rind.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Greek Lentil Soup

One of the most popular Greek staples is lentil soup, known as fakes (Greek φακές), which is often served during Lent period, typically made with small green-brown lentils and vegetables.
It is a simple dish, delicious and nutritious, that can be prepared with or without tomatoes.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Olympia, Greece

Olympia, Greece

(Architectural model of the enclosure of the
sanctuary of Olympia, Greece from Wikipedia)

Olympia is located in the south part of Greece, which is called Peloponesse. In Ancient Greece, Olympia was sacred ground to the Greeks.
Olympia, a sanctuary of ancient Greece in Elis, is
known for having been the site of the Olympic Games in classical times. The first Olympic Games were in Olympia in honor of Zeus.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Greek Semolina Halwa

A delicious, popular and yet traditional Greek sweet that is made with olive oil, sugar and semolina. No milk, eggs or any butter are added and because of the nuts that it contains, it is very nutritious.

Oranges Marmalade

A delicious marmalade with a lovely color, perfect aroma and flavor. Is ideal for toasted breakfast bread and also can be used as filling in cookies, tarts, cake tops.

Quinces Preserve

Many varieties of home fruit preserves are made globally. The ingredients used and how they are prepared determine the type of preserves; jams, jellies and marmalades are all examples of different styles of fruit preserves.
This is a Greek homemade preserve recipe.